Category Archives: Drawing

The World Needs Your Creativity

About 3 years ago I had an interest to draw. My husband is an artist, so I asked him how to start. I drilled him with questions: What pens do I need? What type of paper should use? What should I draw? How much time should I draw? If I want to draw like this Read More…

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Love Project #4

The latest Love Project submission comes from SH. Over the past few weeks Facebook has had an image of Mr. Rogers floating around with the following quote: “Love isn’t a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or Read More…

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Love Project #3

This week’s Love Project is a contribution from me: “Love is a well-seasoned cast-iron skillet.” As someone who has cooked for a while now, owning and using well-made cookery is a must. The practicality of a cast-iron skillet is great: easy to use, easy to clean, a variety of things you can cook in it Read More…

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Love Project #2

The second installment of The Love Project comes from LEC. I am delighted to post this beautiful quote on Valentine’s Day. A lot of people associate Valentine’s with romantic love. Some celebrate it. I feel like most people despise today as a Hallmark holiday full of sickeningly sweet chocolate and chintzy greeting cards. I get Read More…

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Love Illustration Series

I’m thrilled to announce the launch of The Love Project. It’s a personal side-project series that asks: What is love? This is my first creative pursuit that I’ll showcase on the Germinate blog. This personal project, along with others that you’ll see in the future, fills my need to enrich myself creatively with work that Read More…

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Client Kudos

I thoroughly enjoyed working with Maria. The results were beautiful and consistent, AND right in line with my desired outcomes. As someone who enjoys design work and design conversations, I appreciated Maria’s openness and finesse as I wanted to engage in a co-creative process. I also appreciated the boundaries she set for where my processing could get in my own way.

David T., Coaching & Consulting